Philippines and Guyana: 10 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, September 25, we celebrate ten years of the establishment of formal diplomatic
relations between the Philippines and Guyana.

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Philippines and Guyana | Image Credit | DFA


The Philippines and Guyana established diplomatic relations on September 25, 2008.


Guyana is a country on the northern mainland of South America. Guyana is the
third-smallest sovereign state on mainland South America after Uruguay and Suriname.


The official language of this country is English. There are 9 other recognized
regional languages.


Guyana has no embassy in the Philippines. But Guyana has a consulate located at
9G Yakal Road, Tivoli Royale, Matandang Balara, Quezon City, Manila,Philippines.
The Consulate’s telephone number is 236-4517. E-Mail address is


The Philippines does not currently have an ambassador in Guyana but it has a Philippine
Consulate General. The Consulate’s address is located at Lot 46 “F” Brickdam & Boyle
Place Stabroek – Georgetown, Guyana. The telephone numbers are +592-227-7782 /
+592-225-0107 / +592-223-8634 | Fax No. : +592-227-7783 | CP No. : +592-662-0017.
The Email address is /


The Philippines and Guyana has no substantial trade relations.Guyana rank 217 with
respect to trade volumes in the list of countries to which the Philippines has a
trade relation. This was a 2011 figure.


The POEA identified Guyana as friendly to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). Friendly in
the sense that it existing labor and social laws protecting the rights of workers,
It is a signatory to and/or a ratifier of multilateral conventions, declarations or
resolutions relating to the protection of workers and It has concluded a bilateral
agreement or arrangement with the government on the protection of the rights of OFWs.


Nationals from the Guyana is allowed to enter the Philippines without a visa if
they stay for thirty (30) days or less.


The Approximate flight duration time for a non-stop flight from Georgetown, Guyana
to Manila, Philippines is 22 hours, 49 minutes.This is the approximate flight duration times. The actual flight times may differ depending on the type and speed of aircraft.


The Time difference between Guyana and Philippines is 12 hours. When it is 6:00 am
in Georgetown Guyana, it is 6:00 pm in Manila, Philippines.


The Flight distance from Guyana to Philippines is 10995.7 Miles (17695.9 Kilometers
or 9548.7 Nautical Miles).